Diabetes

Clinical app for diabetes goes commercial

Digital health company WellDoc has launched a consumer version of its diabetes management platform and has partnered with Samsung to help more people with the chronic condition.

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Improving care for chronically ill starts at home

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has teamed up with home health provider Landmark Health to offer members with serious chronic or acute conditions care at home. 

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FDA clears ‘painless’ blood draw device

Although designed for diabetics, the new testing method could be a springboard for other pain-free blood sample collection devices and a blessing for elderly skin.

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The link between sugar and dementia

Researchers have found that excess glucose may cause damage to an enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Diabetes deadlier than previous estimates

Researchers have found the proportion of deaths attributable to diabetes is three times higher than estimates based on death certificates. 

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